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7320 US Highway 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT 59912-9107
+1 406-892-5793
10:30 - 22:00
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Our food was as expected from the chain, delicious after hiking parts of Glacier National Park. Being walkable from our hotel was the reason for our visit. The only snag was the young employee who struggled to take and make our order. He was replaced after our order.

Thank P W
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

The service was unbelievably slow. You look in the drive through window to see staff talking with each other, see,mingle perplexed by their jobs. Food was fine though.

Thank Jennifer B
Fernie, Canada
Level Contributor
99 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We typically enjoy A&W when we are on the road but had to go in here as the service was down. Otherwise the place was your typical fast food outlet; cheap and ok.

Thank destroy_tony
Missoula, Montana
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96 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015

We stopped here for a quick lunch while visiting family in Columbia Falls. I love the nostalgia of this place. The service wasn't the fastest but it was busy and seemed like the staff was learning. Friendly service. Still.....I enjoyed letting my daughter see where her Grandmother worked as a teen back in the day.

Thank MadeinMT64
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174 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015

We seldom visit A&W because we don't see so many on travels but we saw this one and stopped twice during visit to Glacier National Park. Service was so-so with an order taker the first time who acted as if she would have preferred to be elsewhere, but the blended diet root beer float was a nice relatively low cal... More 

Thank FrenchMD
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Like the place because of nice scenery. The food was good. This was the closest dining place from Western Inn and Campground, Columbia Falls where we were staying, The staff were nice and friendly.

Thank Rumana H
Level Contributor
40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Didn't think an A&W would have chicken this good, but it was amazing. Staying in the hotel just 2 down from it, myself and one of the boys went over for a late dinner and it was really, really good. We came back the 2nd night with everybody and all loved it. Between great chicken tenders and excellent root beer... More 

Thank Chris M
Newnan, Georgia
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235 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Moved out of my hometown 20+ years ago and our A&W was out "watering hole" so to get a chance at some real rootbeer was awesome. Can't go wrong here with anything that has rootbeer in it. Can't speak for the food at this location but from childhood it was always a winner.

Thank Scott B
Columbia Falls, Montana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

The service was crap, and the back area appears to be run by fourteen year olds. The food took twenty minutes to get to me. It was pretty ridiculous.

Thank Aaron H
Red Deer
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Sorry, food not as good as in Canada. Freeze was great, cheese burger not so, Mother in law was not impressed

Thank Keith D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7320 US Highway 2 E, Columbia Falls, MT 59912-9107
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Columbia Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 406-892-5793

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?